The Wheels on the Bus: Bubblewrap Craft

The Wheels on the Bus bubblewrap craft with wheels that really do go round and round. It’s Rhyme Time again and this fortnight we are sharing bus themed activities for kids to accompany the nursery rhyme “The Wheels on the Bus.” I made a bus bubblewrap craft with my 3 year old daughter, although her … Read more

Brilliant Bubble Wrap Crafts for Kids

Do you love to use ordinary house-hold materials in your activities? Have you tried using Bubble Wrap? It is is our all-time favourite junk art material. Some of our best (and most popular) posts on the blog so far have been Bubble Wrap Crafts.  It’s perfect to use in kids arts and crafts activities and it … Read more

Bubble wrap Tortoise

bubblewrap tortoise

Bubble wrap Tortoise We are delighted to be taking part in Best Toys for Toddlers 60 Day #junkplay challenge.  Today is the turn of bubble wrap, which is one of our favourite junk materials to craft with. It is such a versatile material to work with in kid’s arts and crafts projects. We have already … Read more

Bubble Wrap Activities: Salt Dough Shamrock Decorations for St Patrick’s Day

Add a quirky twist to your Shamrock decorations this St Patricks Day, with our fun Bubble Wrap Activity using salt dough. Until moving to Ireland 5 years ago, celebrating St Patrick’s Day didn’t really cross our minds. Now we wouldn’t miss our local parade, my husband and sons even marched in it last year with their GAA … Read more

Lovely Bubbly Valentines Day Cards for Kids

Do you like to use bubble wrap in your arts and crafts? Have you tried printing with it before? We are bubble wrap mad over here at Crafty Kids at Home and have been busy printing lovely bubbly hearts onto the front of Valentine’s Day cards. We are delighted to be taking part in Emma … Read more

Bubble Wrap Activity for Kids Spring Lambs Craft

February 1st marks the first day of spring over here in Ireland and our garden certainly seems to be in agreement with this. It is still very cold, but we have got a few green shoots appearing above the garden now. These little shots not only signify new life in our garden, but also better … Read more

Bubble Wrap Snowman Christmas Tree Decoration

Up-cycle your recycling into a cool Snowman DIY Christmas Tree Decoration. Bubble Wrap is the perfect junk material to create falling over a home-made Snowman Snow Globe decoration. DIY Christmas Tree Decorations A December highlight at my sons’ school is the annual “DIY Christmas Tree Decoration” competition. The school supplies a big real Christmas tree … Read more

Bubble-wrap Giraffe Paintings for kids to make

Bubble Wrap Giraffe Paintings

We LOVE giraffes in our house and after a recent trip to the Zoo, we just had to make some with our favourite Junk Art material Bubble Wrap and make some cool Giraffe Paintings. We enjoyed a trip to Dublin Zoo just before we went away on our holidays last week.  My mum was over for a few … Read more

Bubblewrap shape printing activity for toddlers and preschoolers

  We love to re-use ordinary household items in our arts and crafts. At the weekend we purchased a new set of wine glasses. They came wrapped in bubblewrap and were placed into a cardboard box for us to bring home safely.  Packaging materials are great to re-use in kids arts and crafts activities and … Read more

Brilliant Bubble Wrap Jellyfish Craft for Kids

bubblewrap jellyfish

Are you looking for a new craft project that ALL of your kids can enjoy doing together? Gather your left over bubble wrap, grab some googly eyes and set them the task of creating their own Bubble Wrap Jellyfish craft. I like to encourage my three children to get involved in choosing the arts and … Read more